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English Dictionary: hippocratic by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Hippocratic
adj
  1. of or relating to Hippocrates or the school of medicine that took his name
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Hippocratic \Hip"po*crat"ic\, a.
      Of or pertaining to Hippocrates, or to his teachings.
  
      {Hippocratic face} [L. facies Hippocratica], the change
            produced in the countenance by death, or long sickness,
            excessive evacuations, excessive hunger, and the like. The
            nose is pinched, the eyes are sunk, the temples hollow,
            the ears cold and retracted, the skin of the forehead
            tense and dry, the complexion livid, the lips pendent,
            relaxed, and cold; -- so called, as having been described
            by Hippocrates. --Dunglison.
  
      {Hippocratic oath}, an oath said to have been dictated by
            Hippocrates to his disciples. Such an oath is still
            administered to candidates for graduation in medicine.
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